Car theft suspect arrested twice in one day in Chico

Chico Police arrested a suspected car burglar twice in one day.

Posted: Oct 21, 2020 10:21 AM

CHICO, Calif. – Chico Police arrested a suspected car burglar twice in one day.

The first incident happened outside Chico Natural Foods late Tuesday morning. A victim spotted the burglary in process and called the police.

Officers said they found Kaya Jay Prather-Miller and gave him a citation to appear in court, and then let him go.

Then, early Tuesday evening, police said Prather-Miller was busted again, breaking into cars at La Vista Verde Apartments near Highways 32 and 99.

Officers said they arrested him and he was transported to the Butte County Jail.

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